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Employment and disability – how do we make it work?

  • Arbetsinkludering
  • Funktionshinder

Welcome to the seminar "Employment and disability – how do we make it work?", held at the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Helsinki, on 19 May 2016. This seminar is open only for specially invited participants from the target groups.

Overview picture of the Port of Helsinki.

THE EMPLOYMENT RATES in the Nordic region show that women and men with disabilities are still excluded from employment to a greater extent than those without disabilities. The Nordic countries and Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland, share the challenges of creating an inclusive labor market. Welcome to this seminar aimed to discuss challenges and suggest areas that should be prioritized in Nordic cooperation.

WHEN and WHERE

THE ARRIVAL and network dinner for all participants is held on Wednesday 18 May at 7 pm. at Hotel Scandic Park, Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki. The host of the dinner is the Council of Nordic cooperation on disability.

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THE CONFERENCE starts on Thursday 19 May at 8.30 pm. at the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Mannerheimintie 166 A, Helsinki.'

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CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: English

INVITED EXPERTS

  • Members of The Nordic Committee of Senior Officials for Labour (ÄK-A)
  • Members of Council of Nordic cooperation on disability
  • Officials from the national ministries of Labour and Welfare Affairs
  • Experts and researchers from the Nordic region
  • Disability NGO officials from the Nordic region
  • Experts and administrative staff from Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

Please register no later than Monday 18 April.

The seminar is open only to invited guests

THIS SEMINAR is organized by the Council on Nordic Cooperation on Disability, Nordic Centre of Welfare and Social Issues and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL. It is an activity within the programme of the Finnish chairmanship of Nordic Council of Ministers 2016.


CONTACT

CONTACT:

 

Lars Rottem Krangnes

Project Manager
Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

 

Maria Montefusco

Project Manager

Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

 CONTACT:

Lars Rottem Krangnes
Project Manager
Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

Maria Montefusco
Project Manager
Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues

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Start: 2016-05-18 - kl 19:00
Slut: 2016-05-19 - kl 16:30
Adress:
The Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Mannerheimintie 166 A, Helsinki
Nyckelord:
  • Arbetsinkludering
  • Funktionshinder

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